CodeRefinery workshop with focus on Git and GitLab

CodeRefinery - CodeRefinery workshop with focus on Git and GitLab

March 25 and April 8, 2021 (9-12 CET)

Only for invited attendees


Free of charge, funded by the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration.

Course goals and format

The aim of this course is to provide the basic Git knowledge necessary for Sigma2/Metacenter staff. The focus will be on solving certain routine tasks based around GitLab and learning tips and tricks along the way. We shall focus on how to get things done and best practices rather than covering all the basics on Git.

Software requirements and prerequisites

You need access to a UNIX terminal with Git installed and configured to follow this course. In addition you need an account on If you do not have one please contact one of the instructors as soon as possible to get one.


All times are in CET. The schedule includes frequent breaks.

Day 1 (March 25, Thursday)

  • 9:00 - 9:20 Welcome and practical information
  • 9:20 - 10:00 Introduction to version control with GitLab using the web interface
  • 10:15 - 11:00 Working with branches
  • 11:15 - 11:00 Merge requests and code review

Day 2 (April 8, Thursday)

  • 9:00 - 10:00 Merge requests and code review revisited
  • 10:15 - 11:00 Group exercises
  • 11:15 - 12:00 Project organization, DevOps, discussions, questions and answers


The workshop will be held online, participant links will be sent to registered participants.


  • Radovan Bast
  • Sabry Razick


(Tips for helpers).

  • TBA

Questions, answers, and feedback

Please use the collaborative document for comments and quetions


CodeRefinery is a project within the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC). NeIC is an organisational unit under NordForsk.


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